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Old 01-07-2016, 03:04 PM   #1
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Stabilizing slide

What would be the best location for stabilizers (Stack jacks probably) under any of the slides? It is hard to tell what is the frame and what is not. How about the actual slide arm? I would think as long as you support it on a flat and nowhere near any of the drive teeth it should be OK.

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Do not put stabilizer jacks under slides. Lots of posts on here describing the damage it can cause.


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What would be the best location for stabilizers (Stack jacks probably) under any of the slides? It is hard to tell what is the frame and what is not. How about the actual slide arm? I would think as long as you support it on a flat and nowhere near any of the drive teeth it should be OK.

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Might I ask why you want to stabilize the slide?

They are built to handle the weight of the slide and the components/people inside without the need for support.
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Using such things will void the warranty.
Modern slideout shouldn't need such things.
Old tech slides did.
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Old 01-08-2016, 04:46 AM   #7
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Thanks gang. It is obvious that this is not a necessary or viable approach. The only reason I asked was that I had a neighbor show me an add from Camping World where they were selling slide jacks/stabilizers and I thought they were quite pricey so was looking at alternatives. I also noticed that where we are currently set-up (at a place with almost 500 sites) I have only seen 2 units that have any type of stabilization under their slides. That alone (only 2 of 500) should have told me something.
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